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16-30 (A): 16. Warriors in ambush. Ceremony in the Bora ground 17. Worshipping the deity. Ceremony in the Bora Ground 18. The Bora rite, or initiation of young men. Novices with heads shrouded 19. Opening the Bora 20. Spearing a wild animal. Ceremony Bora Ground 21. Gathering bird eggs. Ceremony Bora Ground 22. Spearing the wild bull. Ceremony Bora Ground 23. Following the emu. Ceremony Bora Ground 24. Bora rite: Young men waiting the decision of the Chiefs 25. Corroboree - A battle 26. Corroboree - Drafting sheep 27. Corroboree - A tribal fight 28. Corroboree - Healing the stick 29. Tracking 30. Spearing fish B: offset print

circa 1880s


Artist

Kerry & King

Australia


Details


Date

circa 1880s


Media categories

Photograph , Reproduction


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph, offset print


Dimensions

21.8 x 31.0 cm original card :

a - 16-30; 19.2 x 14.6 cm; image/sheet

b - letter; 26.3 x 20.8 cm; sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1986


Location

Not on display


Accession number

16.1986.15.a-b


Artist information

Kerry & King

Works in the collection

2